[Icecast-dev] Re: Icecast2 Relays/Mounts - Adding without Restarting Server

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Dec 6 05:44:03 PST 2007

Greg J. Ogonowski wrote:
> Is it at all possible to add Icecast2 Relays or Mounts without having to 
> restart the server, and thus drop all the other existing connections in 
> the process?

Both mounts and xml specified relays can be reread from the XML over the 
HUP signal. In slave setups, new relays will be created when the master 
updates the streamlist. Listeners will not be dropped unless the relay 
goes down and there is no fallback.


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